OBO ID: ZFA:0000451
Term Name: upper oral valve Search Ontology:
  • breathing valve
  • buccal valve
  • maxillary valve
  • upper internal lip
  • upper semilunar valve
Definition: Portion of tissue, located on the upper jaw that defines the caudal extent of the labial cavity. The oral valves control the flow of water into the mouth during routine respiration. (1)
Appears at: Unknown
Evident until: Adult (90d-730d, breeding adult)
  • TAO:0000451
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology
EXPRESSION No data available
PHENOTYPE No data available